• Summer 2016
    No School: June 17 - Sept. 6
    First day of school is Sept. 7, 2016
    School Office Hours
    Check individual school web sites for exceptions to the following:
    Elementary / Middle Schools
    Summer Hours: 7:30 - 3:00
    Closed for lunch: 12:00 - 12:30
    CLOSED: July 1 - Aug. 17
    Summer Hours resume: Aug. 18
    Regular Hours resume: Aug. 31
    Yelm High School
    Summer Hours: 8:00 - 3:00
    Closed for lunch: 12:00 - 12:30 
    CLOSED: July 1 - August 2 (exceptions below)
    Open on the following Tuesdays:
    July 12, 19 & 26 - 8:00 - 12:00
    Summer Hours resume:  Aug. 18
    Regular Hours resume: Aug. 31
    Yelm Extension School
    CLOSED: June 23 - Aug. 22
    Reopens: Aug. 23
    Registration: Aug. 23-25, 7:00. to 3:30
    Office Hours: 6:30 - 3:00 
    District Office
    CLOSED: July 4 & Sept. 5
    Regular Office Hours: 7:30 - 4:30
    July Summer Hours: 7:30 - 4:00
    Reception Desk will be closed when receptionist is on vacation, but offices will be open.
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    Please go to the very top of the page and click "Select a School..." (Yelm Extension School is part of the Yelm High School site.)
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  • Message from New Superintendent Brian Wharton

    I am honored to serve as the Superintendent of Yelm Community Schools. My six years, so far, in the district have been the most rewarding of my career. The support this community bestows on its students and staff is amazing and I am committed to leading our continued success. We have important work ahead of us and I know the Yelm community wants the best education possible for our students. Read more ...

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  • New YHS Principal Approved by School Board

    During the June 21 school board meeting, Ryan Akiyama was unanimously approved by the Board to be the next Yelm High School principal. Former YHS Principal and incoming Superintendent Brian Wharton is excited about the future of Yelm High School with Akiyama at the helm. "Ryan brings incredible passion and energy to his work. He clearly strives to create a positive learning environment for students and staff..." Read more ....

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    School Board Recognition

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  • YHS Featured In College Signing Day Video

    April 26 was National College Signing Day. YHS celebrated seniors and their commitments to further their education at 4yr Universities, 2yr Community & Technical Colleges, Military and Work Programs. The Washington College Access Network (WCAN) created a video featuring YHS as a promotional tool. Watch the video by clicking the headline

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